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// Copyright © 2016 Alan A. A. Donovan & Brian W. Kernighan.
// License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

// See page 135.

// The squares program demonstrates a function value with state.
package main

import "fmt"

//!+
// squares returns a function that returns
// the next square number each time it is called.
func squares() func() int {
    var x int
    return func() int {
        x++
        return x * x
    }
}

func main() {
    f := squares()
    fmt.Println(f()) // "1"
    fmt.Println(f()) // "4"
    fmt.Println(f()) // "9"
    fmt.Println(f()) // "16"
}

//!-